Colin Bennett: Political parties and data collection

Privacy watchdog: B.C.'s main political parties collect too much information about you  (Times Colonist)

A report by BC's privacy watchdog has found that the political parties in the province have been collecting too much personal information without voters' consent. On a front-page story in today's Times Colonist, Colin Bennett comments on the report, noting it's the first time political parties are being investigated for data collection practices.
Additional coverage:
B.C. voters' personal data being 'scraped,' misused by political parties, privacy watchdog warns (Star Vancouver)
Expert for comment on report by BC privacy commissioner (UVic News)